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august

  

      adj  
1    dignified or imposing  
an august presence     
2    of noble birth or high rank  
an august lineage     
     (C17: from Latin augustus; related to augere to increase)  
  augustly      adv  
  augustness      n  


August  
      n   the eighth month of the year, consisting of 31 days  
     (Old English, from Latin, named after the emperor Augustus)  
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auguste   , august         
      n   often cap   a type of circus clown who usually wears battered ordinary clothes and is habitually maladroit or unlucky  
     (C20: French, from German)  


august  
      adj  
1    dignified or imposing  
an august presence     
2    of noble birth or high rank  
an august lineage     
     (C17: from Latin augustus; related to augere to increase)  
  augustly      adv  
  augustness      n  
August  
      n   the eighth month of the year, consisting of 31 days  
     (Old English, from Latin, named after the emperor Augustus)  

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August  
      n   the eighth month of the year, consisting of 31 days  
     (Old English, from Latin, named after the emperor Augustus)  


august  
      adj  
1    dignified or imposing  
an august presence     
2    of noble birth or high rank  
an august lineage     
     (C17: from Latin augustus; related to augere to increase)  
  augustly      adv  
  augustness      n  

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august

  
  
dignified, exalted, glorious, grand, high-ranking, imposing, impressive, kingly, lofty, magnificent, majestic, monumental, noble, regal, solemn, stately, superb  

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